Peru 1808-L 1/4 real

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Sedwick Treasure auction 26, lot 1073

This specimen was lot 1073 in Sedwick Treasure Auction 26 (Winter Park, FL, November 2019), where it sold for $220.15. The catalog description[1] noted, "Lima, Peru, 1/4 real, 1808. Beautifully rainbow-toned and problem-free AU, struck slightly off-center." Altho the SCWC divides the cuartillas of Lima into KM 102.2 (1796-1808) and KM 108 (1809-23), they are identical except for the date. None bear assayer's initials.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 0.84 g, .896 fine silver, this specimen 0.81 g.

Catalog reference: KM-102.2; CT-1392, Cayón-13207.

Source:

  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, vol. 1, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 26, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.

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